Police today searched a house in Manchester, which was home to a British man who was killed in Syria.
Abu Layth - his family name is understood to be Anil Khalil Raoufi - had travelled to the war-torn joined the fight against President Assad.
ITV News International Correspondent Rageh Omaar reports on the growing number of young British men choosing to take part in the conflict:
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Police chief says the video can now be release without 'adversely impacting' the investigation.
The news was announced on Instagram by director Spike Lee who described him as a "dear friend" and "a great actor".
In a statement the pair said they remained "great friends" and "will continue to support each other".